conjugated linoleic acid


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conjugated linoleic acid

Abbreviation: CLA
Any of the isomers of linoleic acid effective against cancer, obesity, diabetes, and atheromata in laboratory rodents. CLAs have not been shown to have similar beneficial effects in humans.
See also: acid
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Effect of conjugated linoleic Acid supplementation on inflammatory factors and matrix metalloproteinase enzymes in rectal cancer patients undergoing chemoradiotherapy.
Effects of dietary conjugated linoleic acid on fatty acid composition and cholesterol content of hen egg yolks.
Effects of dietary conjugated linoleic acid on fatty acid composition, lipid oxidation, color, and water-holding capacity of pork loin.
Simultaneous Quantitative determination of isolated trans fatty acids and conjugated linoleic acids in oils and fats by Chemometric analysis of the infrared profiles, Vib.
Conjugated linoleic acid alters fatty acid composition of pig skeletal muscle and fat.
Chemical, physical, and sensory properties of dairy products enriched with conjugated linoleic acid.
The results indicated that manipulating the diet of dairy cows significantly increased levels of conjugated linoleic acid in milk fatty acids (2.
Effects of cis-9, trans-11 and trans-10, cis-12 conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) isomers on immune function in healthy men.
Additionally, grass-fed cows provide increased amounts of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), a powerful, naturally occurring polyunsaturated fatty acid that studies suggest may be helpful in lowering body fat and preserving lean body mass.